FOX announced not only the host for the 2011 Teen Choice Awards, but also a new special category that is now open for voting.
Actress Kaley Cuoco (“Big Bang Theory”) will host the Teen Choice Awards when it airs live on Aug 7th at 8pm ET on FOX. Additionally, pop group OneRepublic and teen sensations Selena Gomez & the Scene are set to perform at the 13th annual awards ceremony.
TEEN CHOICE 2011 also announced the nominees for its final voting category of the summer:
Justin Bieber, Rose Byrne, Cameron Diaz, Tom Felton, Kat Graham, Lucy Hale, Ed Helms, Chris Hemsworth, Victoria Justice, Khloe Kardashian, Kim Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Paul Wesley, Shane West and Shaun White join previously announced participants Tyra Banks, Jason Bateman, Rachel Bilson, Rebecca Black, John Cena, Cat Deeley, Zooey Deschanel, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Ashley Greene, Gillian Jacobs, Joe Jonas, Ashton Kutcher, Taylor Lautner, Tyler Posey, Maggie Q, Avril Lavigne, Katie Leclerc, Kellan Lutz, Vanessa Marano, Joel McHale, Mike “The Miz” Mizanin, Nikki Reed, Zoë Saldana and Taylor Swift. The special, which celebrates the hottest teen icons in film, television, music, sports and fashion, will also feature a DJ set by will.i.am and a performance by Jason Derülo.
To see the full list of categories and nominees or to vote, visit www.teenchoiceawards.com.